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Asus-s56ca.33721396
8.2 out of 10

Asus S56CA

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Reviews and Problems with Asus S56CA

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Overall 4
4.0

Poorly made ultrabook

Fellow Amazon Fan, Amazon
25 April 2014
  • Summary: I have had other Asus laptops and they are good. But I am not impressed with this particular model. The shape is awkward, it is not necessary to make it that big, it is a15.6 inch, but the whole size is bigger than a 17 inch laptop, the keys are not very responsive, the hard drive is a cheap brand and very slow, The 24GB SSD can only function as a hibernate re-start, but any Windows 8 hibernate re-start is fast, you don't need a SSD.
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Overall 4
4.0

not quite right

Andrew H., Newegg
28 February 2014
  • Summary: I really like the size and feel of this laptop, but the ssd issues make it not worth what they are asking. I will post a question to see if anyone knows how to fix the ssd problems. I will probably return it if Asus does not give me a way to reinstall properly. I definitely did not get what was advertised.
  • Pros: Good weight, stiffness, keyboard. Decent processor for price
  • Cons: Not configured properly. HD is all chopped up into about 7 partitions. No factory restore image. Fails when I try to create a system backup. The SSD is just sitting there, it is not configured for 2 second boot or ssd caching. 24 GB is to small for a system partition, si I can not just reinstall, even if I had a windows 8 disk.
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Overall 4
4.0

I didn't like it

Kevin Franco, Amazon
27 February 2014
  • Summary: I'm extremely disappointed with this laptop. The screen malfunctions and goes blank constantly. I have to shake it around to make it work again. It does have it's good side. It is light, the design is not that bad. It doesn't overheat. But I still think it was a bad purchase.
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Overall 4
4.0

Not as good as I expected

Mohammad, Amazon
24 January 2014
Overall 4
4.0

Poor design

GURUDUTTA R., Amazon
17 January 2014
Overall 4
4.0

A risky buy at best

Iloveme_Tatertot, Amazon
2 December 2013
  • Summary: I hesitate to write this review as I am far from a computer guru, but I feel it necessary to warn potential buyers about this product. Online and fresh out of the box, this unit looks like a great deal. It has all the processing power and memory needed for basic operation plus some. I enjoyed the smart touch pad that allows the user to control everything from screen zoom to desktop navigation in one convenient location.
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Overall 4
4.0

Battery: 2.5hrs full display and about 4 hours on battery saver.

Laston Chiliba, Amazon
1 September 2013
  • Summary: This was delivered on time. Meet most of my requirements except the battery which lasts only 2.5 hours on a full charge though i managed to get about 4 hrs on battery saver with low display. Otherwise the machine is superb and the sound especially is very good.
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Overall 4
4.0

Great deal...BUT

rakuten
20 August 2013
  • Summary: I was very pleased and surprised at the performance and weight for the price paid. I loaded all my programs and was working away. However, 2 days after the 30 day warranty ended the laptop died. I contacted Adorama but was told I need to contact the manufacturer because the warranty is up. 20 days later and I'm still waiting on resolution. Software licenses tied to this non-working laptop.
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Overall 4
4.0

Great deal...BUT

rakuten
20 August 2013
  • Summary: I was very pleased and surprised at the performance and weight for the price paid. I loaded all my programs and was working away. However, 2 days after the 30 day warranty ended the laptop died. I contacted Adorama but was told I need to contact the manufacturer because the warranty is up. 20 days later and I'm still waiting on resolution. Software licenses tied to this non-working laptop.
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Overall 4
4.0

Huge disappointment

Bummed, Adorama
19 March 2013
  • Excerpt: Diffcult to navigate<br />Horrible touch on keyboard
  • Pros: Quiet
  • Cons: Caps Lock Lite On Front, Did I Mention Windows 8, Doesn't Wake Up, Slow, Winodows 8
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